Thai man suspected of shooting Briton appears in court
A man suspected of shooting dead a 22-year-old British tourist in Thailand on New Year's Eve has appeared in court.
Ekkapan Kaewkla, 26, was arrested over the killing of Stephen Ashton, of south London.
Mr Ashton, a former city trader from Purley, was reportedly caught by a stray bullet during a fight between two groups at a bar on the island of Koh Phangan.
Mr Kaewkla is also suspected of carrying a weapon on the island following the shooting.
Jonathan Head reports.
03 Jan 2013